Sonjoy Raja Laskar, MD

Sonjoy Laskar, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Center for Heart Failure Therapy and Transplantation
Medical Director of the VAD Program


Sonjoy Raja Laskar, MD joined Emory University’s faculty in 2005 and has demonstrated a true devotion towards providing direct care to patients with heart failure, heart transplantation or ventricular assist devices, and teaching residents and fellows.  Dr. Laskar also travels throughout Georgia and South Carolina providing education to physicians about treatment options available for  patients with heart failure.  Dr. Laskar is an active researcher in the areas of echocardiography and ventricular assist devices as destination therapy. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, Heart Failure Society of America and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Medical Education: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, 1996
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 1999
Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern (Cardiology), Dallas, TX, 2004

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1999)
Cardiology (Board certified since 2003)

Area of Clinical Research
Heart failure/transplantation
Ventricular Assist Devices
MRI- magnetic resonance imaging

Hospital Affiliation(s)
Emory University Hospital
Emory University Hospital Midtown